There was nice to have almost half of the participants from outside, male snowboarders in the region remained masters of their own, at least for the grand final of the Quebec Slopestyle Championship, doubled the finals of the regional circuit snowboard school held at Mont-Lac-Vert in Hebertville.
After the medals awarded in the different categories where the tour is imposed, the best 25 riders of the day – most of them in open class – took part in a grand final at the end of a beautiful sunny day. The men’s podium was monopolized by regional, led by the experienced Thomas Folly St. Gédéon ($ 1,000 scholarship), followed by Nicolas Tremblay La Baie ($ 500 scholarship) and another accustomed to the podium, Jonathan Truchon of Chicoutimi ($ 250 scholarship).
In the women, the young retiree Team Quebec, Tamara Truchon of Chicoutimi, saved the honor of the area by crawling on the second step of the podium between two team members of the current Quebec, the winner Marguerite Sweeny ($ 150 scholarship) and bronze medalist, Amelia Bouaziz. The young Nicolas Laframboise of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu for his part earned the title of athlete of succession and a $ 100 scholarship.
Il y avait beau avoir près de la… (Photo Le Progrès-Dimanche, Gimmy Desbiens) – image 2.1
PHOTO LE PROGRES-DIMANCHE, GIMMY DESBIENS
Note that the regional flagship discipline, Oceane Fillion, was absent because currently participating in the World Junior Championships in Italy. Oceane is a member of Team Quebec and Next Gen program nationally.
Since the Shakedown stood down, the organization of the final Mont Lac-Vert became the host of the Provincial Slopestyle Championship. The Quebec Association snowboard circuit has five stages, including that of Saturday. For some riders evolving on this circuit, the step was very important to their ranking as the score was doubled. A total of 75 riders have registered, including 40 from across Quebec. “We are happy because this year it took remove freeskiing pane. Landfills our insurance did not work in their federation. Young people were disappointed, but they must arrange with their federation, “said Benoit Lavoie, co-organizer of the event with Philippe Lucinchi.
This is the 11th edition of the regional circuit, but this year the first meeting of the season at Mont-Fortin took the form of a jam. This friendly formula also seems to appeal more to young people than the competition section, says Benoit Lavoie.
• The Curé-Hébert Hébertville school, which offers a snowboarding program, four had delegated representatives. Claude David Blackburn, who created a school in Saguenay and who work in a sports-study program to Dominique-Racine, had a good delegation …
• Coach of Team Quebec freestyle, Gabriel Dussault had brought six of his athletes in the provincial team and a dozen others from the club station .. Le Relais.
• Among the participants, it was noted the presence of the young Eli Bouchard, eight, of Lac-Beauport, which ignited the canvas recently with a video where he managed a double backflip, an impressive feat for a rider of this age. Moreover, although it is older than eight, the young prodigy was his third appearance at the rendezvous Mont Lac-Vert annual!
• The Mont Lac-Vert website was completed. In addition to the board of competition and skiers come enjoy the beautiful weather, a FatBike event bringing together sixty participants took place …
Open ranking male (16 years +)
1- Ismael Bouaziz Quebec)
2- Anthony Roy (Quebec)
3- Nicolas Tremblay (LA Bay)
Ranking Women’s Open (16 years +)
1- Amelia Bouaziz (Quebec)
2- Tamara Truchon (Chicoutimi)
3- Marguerite Sweeny (Quebec)
Juvenile male (14-15 years)
1- Nicolas Laframboise (St-Jean Richelieu)
2- Gabriel Mantel (Sainte-Adèle)
3- Dylan Realffe (Candiac)
Younger male (12-13 years)
1- Jacob Legault (St-Bruno-Montarville)
2 Justin Perron (Trois-Rivières)
3- Charles William Bolduc (Chicoutimi)
Benjamin male (10-11 years)
1- Zavier Bonneau Bowen (Quebec)
2 Vincent Joyal (Drummondville)
3- David Lemieux (Shipshaw)
Eli 1- Bouchard (Quebec)
2- Elliot Perron (Trois-Rivières)
3- Jeremi Lemieux (Shipshaw)
Girls under 15
Ally Grenier 1- (Shawinigan)
2- Eloise Duchesne (Shipshaw)
3- Luna Napess (Quebec)